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Mouse Morality The Rhetoric of Disney Animated Film by Annalee R. Ward

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Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Animation,
  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Film Criticism,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • USA,
  • Film & Video - Amateur Production,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism,
  • Animated Films,
  • Themes, motives,
  • United States,
  • Walt Disney Company

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsClifford Christians (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9675028M
ISBN 100292791526
ISBN 109780292791527

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